Bluegrass, Old-time, and Country Music Studies Minor Program Information
Department of Appalachian Studies
Bluegrass, Old-time, and Country Music Studies
PO Box 70435
Phone: (423) 439-7072
Web Address: www.etsu.edu/cas/das/bluegrass/
Department Chair: Ron Roach, Ph.D.
222 Nicks Hall
PO Box 70556
Director: Dan Boner
304D Memorial Hall (Brooks Gym)
The Bluegrass, Old-time, and Country Music Studies minor is a 21 credit program consisting of an 18 credit core and 3 credits of guided electives chosen in consultation with the Bluegrass advisor. The program is designed for those who wish to work toward a full-time or part-time career in music and also for those with other career ambitions but who seek to enrich their lives or academic studies through music. A student wishing to pursue a minor in Bluegrass, Old-time, and Country Music Studies needs to declare his or her intention at the earliest opportunity in order to facilitate planning.
Admission to the Minor
Any student seeking admission to the minor must be advised by a bluegrass, old-time, and country music program advisor, who will assist the student in planning a course of study. Minors must follow procedures for band classes, individual instruction, and progression standards, as outlined below.
Advisor Approved Elective: 3 credits
Other non-BLUE courses may be counted toward the minor, when the content is appropriate, with approval of the program director.